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Use Midlogo for Middle School Student Research online resourceHelp icondle School Student Research by EBSCO to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports. (more…)

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